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Appellate Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act May Overturn the Historic Law Precedent

By: Barbara Hart, Principal in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice An appellate court decision essentially rejects one of the nation’s landmark civil rights laws A recent U.S. appellate court ruling has caused a stir, potentially leading to overturning Supreme Court precedent with respect to the Voting Rights Act. The decision out of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals [...]

2023-11-30T11:56:34-06:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Appellate Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act May Overturn the Historic Law Precedent

Former Baylor Student’s Title IX Lawsuit Results in Finding of Negligence and $270,000 Jury Award Against the University

By: Barbara Hart, Principal in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice  In October 2023, a federal court jury found that Baylor University was negligent in its handling of a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former student. The female student was awarded $270,000 after alleging she was physically abused by a football player in 2014.  Almost 10 years [...]

2023-11-08T16:36:36-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Former Baylor Student’s Title IX Lawsuit Results in Finding of Negligence and $270,000 Jury Award Against the University

Etowah County Jail in Alabama Accused of Denying Medical Care for Pregnant Inmates

By: Barbara Hart, Principal in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice  Pregnancy Justice has filed a lawsuit against an Alabama jail alleging mistreatment of a pregnant detainee which put mother and baby at serious risk. The advocacy group further exposes years of neglect and civil rights violations at the facility. In a new civil rights lawsuit filed by advocacy [...]

2023-11-06T08:52:23-06:00By |Categories: Civil Rights, Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails|Comments Off on Etowah County Jail in Alabama Accused of Denying Medical Care for Pregnant Inmates

300 More Patients Claim Sexual Abuse by OB-GYN Robert Hadden

By: Kathryne Hemmings, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Marking a significant surge in survivors seeking justice, over 300 additional women have filed suit against disgraced former gynecologist Robert Hadden—adding to the hundreds of other victims who already filed sexual misconduct claims against him. These lawsuits are perhaps also motivated by the impending deadline for survivors [...]

2023-11-05T18:06:43-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault Lawsuit|Comments Off on 300 More Patients Claim Sexual Abuse by OB-GYN Robert Hadden